Woodblock Prints

Japanese Woodblock Prints, mostly from the later Edo Period (1603-1868).

`The story of the beautiful is already complete - hewn in the marvels of the Parthenon - and embroidered, with birds, upon the fan of Hokusai at the foot of Fujiyama` J.A.M.Whistler, 1885.

 

Japanese things...conjure a picture of a place, where sensations are always new, where art pours out of daily life, where everything exists in a dream of endless beautiful flow - Edmund de Waal

 

`I have never confided to you the extent to which the Japanese Print per se has inspired me. I never got over my first experience with it and I shall never, probably, recover. I hope I shan`t.` Frank Lloyd Wright 1954.

More Original Woodblocks on the way so check in again soon !

A - Ando Hiroshige


Ando Hiroshige (1797-1858) was a low-ranking samurai whose family held a h...

C - Kuniyoshi


Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) was a rival to the skill and imagination of ...

D - Manga Books


Japanese Woodblock printed books of the Edo period are probably best known...

G - Shunga Prints


Please note that some of these images are sexually explicit and may offend...

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